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Subject: Re: Fw: [office-accessibility] Re: [office] Table Refresh Delay

2008/7/20 Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>:

> My suggestion would be to be to take an excerpt from our ODF accessibility
> Guidelines for 1.2 and place it in the ODF guidelines in the section on
> Table Refresh Delay. Something on the order that Office applications SHOULD
> provide a facility to enable the user to limit table refresh delays to no
> more than three times per second. Failure to do so may cause seizures in
> some ODF users.
> We could make this a MUST but I don't know of all uses for ODF documents.
> Additionally, we should provide guidance to ODF content authors which would
> be in line with this W3C WCAG requirement.

Tell me a vendor who justifiably refreshes at >3Hz in a human facing app?

Yet again we bow to the vendors Rich?
Pretty please instead of do it because its right?

I'll ride with it, but it's wrong IMO.


Dave Pawson

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